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2014 BMW 435i Convertible First Drive

Drives Wonderfully, But Top and Windscreen Issues Mar Experience<p>Convertibles aren’t doing so hot. Open-top cars have never sold well in the U.S., but sales are down from 2 percent of all cars sold in 2012 to just a measly 1 percent in 2013. Knowing that, I approached the launch of the 2014 BMW 435i …

What is Service Design?

From finance to healthcare to media, New York’s economy is primarily driven by services. Yet our understanding of what design offers is rooted in …

Creative Techniques for Single-Page Websites

Over the past few years there has been an emergence of new custom trends in website design. A very popular idea is placing all your major content …

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McLaren MP4-12C Spider, Rhys Millen hit slopes with X-Games snowboarder Chanelle Sladics

What if you could use the McLaren MP4-12C Spider as a lift chair to the top of Loveland Pass in Colorado, 11,900 feet above salty sea level? And what if you had Rhys Millen to drive that lift chair and your job was to race him back down? Complaints? Anyone? Bueller?<p>That was the setup for …

Responsible Considerations For Responsive Web Design

Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a month.<br>You can unsubscribe any …

Designing For The Multifaceted User

16 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

How To Design A Better Mobile Checkout Process

8 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

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A More Flexible Workflow

Learn how we adapted our design process workflow to include more prototyping, better design conversation, and new types of deliverables.

CSS3 for Responsive Web Design workshop at Smashing Magazine, June 2013

I’ve always had a soft spot for the people at Smashing Magazine and I loved being at their Smashing Conference last September, so when they asked me …

User Types Tourist Explorers | Elou Design

User research is paramount to a well-balanced design process. It helps us create and implement interfaces that adhere to the needs and expectations …

Mastering Real-World Constraints (A Case Study)

9 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Fiennes Edition

Sassafras grid system<p>We’ve added a grid system that we think is flexible enough for use on most projects. As is the mantra of Sassaparilla, it’s a …

Responsive Design for Apps — Part 1

A few months ago I was tasked with finding a good solution for a client who wanted to move to responsive design, but had a web app that they needed …

Frost Versus Bite: Porsche Winter Driving Experience

Experiencing the Difference Between Fun and Good<p>Last summer we compared the Ford Shelby GT500 to the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. To summarize, the Shelby was more fun to drive, but the Camaro was the better car. Think of it as a one-night stand versus marriage material, or a deep-dish pepperoni pizza …

2014 Porsche Cayman S First Drive

The (Favorite) Song Remains the Same: Lightest Porsche's Second Verse is the Same as the First<p>Sometimes, you find yourself in unlikely situations. Just the other day I was chasing rally champion Walter Röhrl around the feverishly gorgeous Portimão Circuit outside of Lagos, Portugal. Mr. Röhrl was …

The Big Test: Compact Sedans

Dodge Dart vs. Honda Civic vs. Kia Forte vs. Mazda3 vs. Nissan Sentra<p>According to the old maxim, Americans don’t like small cars. We buy trucks by the truckload and midsize sedans more than any other car segment. But because of gas prices, the tough economy, or both, the compact segment is growing. …

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG First Look

Baby CLS Gets Some Turbocharged AWD Muscle<p>The sleek Mercedes-Benz CLA certainly is easy on the eyes, but with a modest 208 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque on tap in the base CLA250, it’s not a tire-scorcher. AMG stepped in to fix that, delivering the 2014 CLA45 AMG at the 2013 New York auto show.<p>The …